High-grade serous ovarian cancer often responds well to the chemotherapy drug carboplatin, but why it so frequently comes back after treatment has been a medical mystery.
Now a team of UCLA researchers has discovered that a subset of tumor cells...
31-Jul-2015 5:00 PM EDT
A wealth of programs target autistic kids. But what about when they grow up? UCLA's Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills is the only evidence-based approach to teaching social skills to young adults with autism.
30-Jul-2015 7:05 PM EDT
The UCLA department of neurosurgery ranks No. 2 in the nation in scholarly research, according to a recent paper evaluating the impact of published articles in the field.
29-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT
A study by the Los Angeles County Trauma Consortium has found that compliance with Brain Trauma Foundation guidelines for treating traumatic brain injury do not necessarily lead to lower mortality rates.
28-Jul-2015 9:05 PM EDT
Naturally Occurring Protein Fragment Found in the Brain Inhibits Key Enzyme Implicated in Alzheimer’s Disease
For the first time, UCLA researchers have shown that a natural protein fragment produced in the brain can act as an inhibitor of a key enzyme implicated in the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, a finding that could lead to the development of new drugs...
28-Jul-2015 6:05 PM EDT
Study May Show a Way to Predict Whether Children with a Genetic Disorder Will Develop Autism or Psychosis
Findings are the first to shed light on the genetic differences between DiGeorge syndrome patients with autism and those with psychosis.
27-Jul-2015 9:00 AM EDT
UCLA Health and One Legacy honor organ, eye and tissue donors
24-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT
UCLA Scientists Discover Breakthrough Experimental Therapy to Treat Colon Cancer and Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease
UCLA scientists have discovered a groundbreaking experimental therapy that has the ability to suppress the development of ulcerative colitis (UC), a disease which causes inflammation in the digestive tract and colon cancer. The treatment utilizes a...
23-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT
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UCLA Sports Concussion Expert Available to Talk About Calif. Bill AB 2127 Restricting Contact Drills for High School Football
22-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Thomas Coates, Director of the UCLA Center for World Health, Available to Comment on World Wide Polio Threat
9-May-2014 6:00 PM EDT
March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Since this cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, it’s a great time to take a look at the health of your colon. UCLA experts encourage people to embrace these 10 tips to help protect colon...
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UCLA medical experts provide heart healthy gift, food and activity ideas for Valentine's Day.
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